January 17, 2019 RSS feed / Around Town

Women’s Hockey Club – The Goal Is Fun

They’ve had a 12-year-old skating alongside a 60-year-old, along with women who have played quite a bit of organized hockey and some who haven’t played a minute. All are welcomed with open arms, and a friendly hand should they fall, which most do. More...

Zoning Approved for Cranston-Calvert

The conversion of the former Cranston-Calvert School into 34 moderately-priced apartments designed for the city’s workforce population came a step closer to reality on Jan. More...

City Council Delays Mooring Permit Hearing

The City Council has delayed the first public reading of 12 proposed mooring permit changes until the Feb. 13 meeting.  The vote was 6-1, with Councilor Kathryn Leonard opposed. More...

And the Oscar Nominees Are ...

FILM REVIEW

The Academy Award nominations will be announced Jan. 22, making it one of the high holy days for movie zealots and awards season trackers. More...

Winning Streak Ends for Rogers Boys Hoop

GAME OF THE WEEK

Rogers High coach Mike Newsome sensed his team wasn’t ready to play even before the game began. Going down double digits didn’t help.  More...

MLK Day Events

Friday, January 18  Sabbath Service  Choirs from local congregations sing at this service honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Board Gives Go-Ahead to East Main Road Restaurant

MIDDLETOWN ZONING

In less than a week, the applicants seeking to transform the historic Middletown Grange at 499 East Main Road into a combined over-the-counter restaurant and co-working space have cleared the two main regulatory hurdles from the town.  More...

City Relief for Federal Employees

The City of Newport is joining a growing number of communities offering assistance to residents affected by the record-long federal government shutdown. The measures, announced Jan. More...

Sundays at Fastnet Are Also ‘May-days’

Longevity in the music business is a valued commodity. When a musician lands a steady gig at a venue for, say, a year, it’s considered a big deal. More...